Caesarea Maritima, Caracalla AR Tetradrachm, NGC encapsulated AU, Very RARE - see notes, 198 - 217 C.E. SOLD

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CAESAREA MARITIMA, CARACALLA AR TETRADRACHM

Prieur 1664, NGC Encapsulated AU, 5/5, 4/5, 14.57 grams, Struck Circa. 215 - 2170 C.E.

Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bearded bust of Caracalla to right, ΑΥΤ ΚAIΑΝΤ ΩΝΙΝΟC CΕ around

Reverse: Eagle standing facing on serpent-entwined torch, head and tail to left, ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ

VERY RARE and the ONLY Prieur number with the draped and cuirassed, bust of Caracalla. Virtually all known examples for Caracalla from Caesarea have the regular bust.

Sharp, no doubt one of the best specimens of the type.